Museu Histórico Abílio Barreto, Belo Horizonte

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History Museum
A museum dedicated to the history of Belo Horizonte, and fittingly located in the only remaining farmhouse from the old Curral d'El Rey--farmland replaced by the new planned city--Museu Histórico Abílio Barreto plays an important role in preserving the identity of the city. The charming, quaint appearance of the building itself is as impressive as the exhibits it contains, all the more so given its historical context. Possessed of numerous interesting historical pieces, including furniture, clothing, photos, architectural designs, and much more, the museum's contents convey a real sense of the city’s past. Make Museu Histórico Abílio Barreto part of your personalized Belo Horizonte itinerary using our Belo Horizonte vacation route planner.
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  • Historical references of BH. Samples, parts, pictures, Maria fumaça, bonde, ... the Theater Museum, it's worth it.
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  • The outdoor area is beautiful, extremely well maintained, Woody environment, very nice. But the collection leaves much to be desired.
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  • Great point. Spacious and airy. Good attendance. Varied programming. Restaurant. Worth the visit.
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  • Very good museum where you can learn more about the beautiful Belo Horizonte
  • Nice place
  • Muito bom museu.
  • Otimo lugar.
  • Excelente curadoria.